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Motifs by Drg at WA Tunes. MPN: 6513248. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. On three studio records and a double live, Paris Combo has sketched out its own unique world, establishing itself as one of the most piquant, intriguing groups in French song. Sung in French, Motifs is the groups 5th album. With a sound made up of equal parts bossa nova and classic chanson transported almost unchanged from the 1960s, plus American jazz, Argentinean Tango, bal musette and the Manouche swing made famous by Django Reinhardt, Paris Combo undeniably personifies that city's


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On three studio records and a double live, Paris Combo has sketched out its own unique world, establishing itself as one of the most piquant, intriguing groups in French song. Sung in French, Motifs is the groups 5th album. With a sound made up of equal parts bossa nova and classic chanson transported almost unchanged from the 1960s, plus American jazz, Argentinean Tango, bal musette and the Manouche swing made famous by Django Reinhardt, Paris Combo undeniably personifies that city's aesthetic. French music and film tend to share an elegant, humorless, surreal, coolly theatrical artificiality so ingrained that observed or remembered passion becomes more seductive than the real thing. Style-over-substance is merely a different reality, no less involving than daily life. The band's membership includes a guitarist from Madagascar, a keyboardist/trumpeter from Australia, a French drummer and a French-Algerian guitarist, each of whom contribute whimsical, cosmopolitan images from their own travels. Bandleader-singer Belle du Berry's lyrics are wry metaphors, in which estrangement, loss and desire are experienced in nightclubs under the light of pink lampshades and each carefully posed film-noir frame is wreathed in expensive perfume and cigarette smoke. --Christina Roden

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Manufacturer:Drg
Part Number:6513248
Publisher:Drg
Studio:Drg
MPN:6513248
UPC:021471848328
EAN:0021471848328
Item Weight:0.23 pounds
Item Size:5.75 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches
Package Weight:0.18 pounds
Package Size:4.97 x 0.54 x 0.54 inches

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